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Exmoor National Park

Exmoor National Park, nestled in southwest England across Somerset and Devon, is a captivating 267-square-mile protected area renowned for its rugged moorlands, rolling hills, and striking coastline along the Bristol Channel.

Exmoor National Park

Exmoor National Park, nestled in southwest England across Somerset and Devon, is a captivating 267-square-mile protected area renowned for its rugged moorlands, rolling hills, and striking coastline along the Bristol Channel. Established as a national park in 1954, Exmoor offers a mosaic of landscapes ranging from wild expanses of heather-clad terrain to secluded valleys and ancient woodlands. The park’s diverse ecosystem supports a plethora of wildlife, including red deer and Exmoor ponies. With its status as Europe’s first International Dark Sky Reserve, stargazers are treated to unspoiled celestial vistas. Outdoor enthusiasts can relish hiking, cycling, and horseback riding amidst its natural wonders, while history aficionados can explore historic sites and villages, completing the multifaceted allure of Exmoor National Park.

Getting there

To get to Exmoor National Park from Great Houndbeare Farm it is recommended to opt for a car journey. Get on A30 from Oak road, Marwood lane and B3184 for 4.8 miles. Follow M5, A361 and A396 to B3222 in Exebridge for 32 miles. Take a slight left onto B3222 and follow for 2.6 miles and you will arrive at Exmoor National Park.

What to pack

When visiting Exmoor National Park, it’s important to be prepared for varying weather conditions and outdoor activities.

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